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Judy Smith Articles of Apprenticeship

Judy Smith Articles of Apprenticeship

Descriptive Summary

Title: Judy Smith Articles of Apprenticeship
Creator: Peterson, J. L.
Inclusive Dates: 1868 September 16
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2484
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one Article of Apprenticeship of the Atlanta Intelligencer Book and Job Office. Dated Georgia, Fulton County, September 16, 1868, J. L. Peterson has applied to have Judy Smith, a 10-year-old orphaned African-American girl "bound and apprenticed." The terms of the apprentiship include that Smith may not leave service or consent to marry until the end of her term at age 18 without permission. Peterson agrees to clothe, feed, and maintain Smith including medical attention, teaching her to read, and teaching her housekeeping and sewing.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Judy Smith Articles of Apprenticeship, ms2484, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Child slaves -- Georgia.
Indentured servants -- United States.
Slave records.
Slavery -- Georgia -- History.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Articles of apprenticeship, 1868 September 16 Access Online